Seminar - Is the weight worth it? Results from a weight loss intervention on pregnancy rates
26 April 2012
Presenter: Dr Kyra Sim, Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders
Kyra Sim is an accredited practicing dietitian and recently completed her PhD at the University of Sydney. Her doctorate investigated the effects of a weight loss program on pregnancy rates in obese women undertaking assisted reproductive technology. She is employed at the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders as a research assistant to both Professor Stephen Colagiuri and Dr Michael Skilton. Her work with Professor Colagiuri comprises of developing evidence-based guidelines relating to the many aspects of diabetes identification, prevention, and management for both the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization. The research with Dr Skilton focuses upon risk factors for cardiovascular disease related to obesity, nutrition, pregnancy, and Indigenous health.
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Hosted by theBoden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders
Time: 11.30 am â€“ 12.30 pm
Location: Medical Foundation Bldg Auditorium, Parramatta Road, Camperdown